Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually.

King James Version

Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.

Holman Bible

without father, mother, or genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God- remains a priest forever.

International Standard Version

He has no father, mother, or genealogy, no birth date recorded for him, nor a date of death. Like the Son of God, he continues to be a priest forever.

A Conservative Version

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but having been made like the Son of God, remains a priest continually.

American Standard Version

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like unto the Son of God), abideth a priest continually.

Amplified

Without [record of] father or mother or ancestral line, neither with beginning of days nor ending of life, but, resembling the Son of God, he continues to be a priest without interruption and without successor.

An Understandable Version

He was without a father, or mother or a list of ancestors [i.e., there was no record of his family tree] and no [record of his] birth or death. Like the Son of God, he [appeared to] remain a priest perpetually.

Anderson New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life, but being made to resemble the Son of God, remains a priest forever.

Bible in Basic English

Being without father or mother, or family, having no birth or end to his life, being made like the Son of God, is a priest for ever.

Common New Testament

Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest continually.

Daniel Mace New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy; his days have no beginning, and his life no end; but like the son of God, he was a perpetual priest.

Darby Translation

without father, without mother, without genealogy; having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but assimilated to the Son of God, abides a priest continually.

Godbey New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but being made like unto the Son of God, he abides a priest continually.

John Wesley New Testament

Without father, without mother, without pedigree, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life, but being made like the son of God, remaineth a priest continually.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

without father, without mother, without lineage, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life, but made like unto the Son of God; abides a priest continually.

Julia Smith Translation

Without father, without mother, of unknown origin, neither having beginning of days, nor end of life; and likened to the Son of God;) remains a priest perpetually.

King James 2000

Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abides a priest continually.

Lexham Expanded Bible

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God--he remains a priest for all time.

Modern King James verseion

without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest continually.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

without father, without mother, without kin, and hath neither beginning of his time, neither yet end of his life: but is likened unto the son of God, and continueth a priest forever.

Moffatt New Testament

He has neither father nor mother nor genealogy, neither a beginning to his days nor an end of his life, but, resembling the Son of God, continues to be priest permanently.

Montgomery New Testament

without father or mother, without lineage, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God, he remains a priest in perpetuity.

NET Bible

Without father, without mother, without genealogy, he has neither beginning of days nor end of life but is like the son of God, and he remains a priest for all time.

New Heart English Bible

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God), remains a priest continually.

Noyes New Testament

without father, without mother, without record of descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life, but likened to the Son of God, remaineth a priest for ever.

Sawyer New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither a beginning of days nor end of life, but being made like the Son of God, continues a priest forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Without father, without mother, without pedigree, having, neither beginning of days, nor of life an end, but made like unto the Son of God, abideth a priest evermore.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but in exact resemblance with the Son of God, abideth a priest for ever.

Twentieth Century New Testament

There is no record of his father, or mother, or lineage, nor again of any beginning of his days, or end of his life. In this he resembles the Son of God, and stands before us as a priest whose priesthood is continuous.

Webster

Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like to the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.

Weymouth New Testament

with no father or mother, and no record of ancestry: having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made a type of the Son of God--this man Melchizedek remains a priest for ever.

Williams New Testament

with no father, no mother, no ancestry; no beginning to his days, no end to his life, but, like the Son of God, as priest continues on and on with no successor.

World English Bible

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God), remains a priest continually.

Worrell New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like to the Son of God), abides a priest continually.

Worsley New Testament

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days recorded, nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God, remaineth a priest continually.

Youngs Literal Translation

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, and being made like to the Son of God, doth remain a priest continually.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀπάτωρ 
Apator 
Usage: 1

ἀμήτωρ 
ametor 
Usage: 1

ἀγενεαλόγητος 
Agenealogetos 
Usage: 1

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

of days
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

of life
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀφομοιόω 
Aphomoioo 
Usage: 1

unto the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

ἱερεύς 
Hiereus 
Usage: 22

Context Readings

The Greatness Of Melchizedek

2 to whom also Abraham apportioned a tenth part of all the spoils, was first of all, by the translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace. 3 Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually. 4 Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.


Cross References

Hebrews 7:6

But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.

Exodus 6:18

The sons of Kohath: Amram and Izhar and Hebron and Uzziel; and the length of Kohath's life was one hundred and thirty-three years.

Exodus 6:20-27

Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the length of Amram's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.

1 Chronicles 6:1-3

The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath and Merari.

Matthew 4:3

And the tempter came and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread."

Hebrews 7:17

For it is attested of Him, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK."

Hebrews 7:23-28

The former priests, on the one hand, existed in greater numbers because they were prevented by death from continuing,



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